The General Assembly is the governing body of the whole church and the highest court of appeal in judicial matters. It consists of approximately 150 voting commissioners, including the moderator and stated clerk of the previous assembly and such ministers and ruling elders as are commissioned by their respective presbyteries. The 81st General Assembly is called to meet at Kuyper College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 4–10, 2014. Commissioners may register online by clicking here.
The 80th General Assembly met at St. Mary’s College, Moraga, California, June 5–10, 2013. Click on one of the links below to read more about the General Assembly.
General Assembly papers are thoughtful and weighty treatises on important matters but do not have the force of constitutional documents, namely, our Confession of Faith and Catechisms and Book of Church Order. Click here to access the papers.
The following documents provide the procedural framework for meetings of the General Assembly: